extrasensory perception

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n extrasensory perception apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses
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Quotations

  • Alexis Carrel
    Alexis Carrel
    “Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance; it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality.”

Usage

In literature:

It happens that extrasensory perception means as much to me as history does to you.
"The Edge of the Knife" by Henry Beam Piper
You'll have to coin a new term, because the only one I know is extrasensory perception, and that's obviously ridiculous.
"Accidental Flight" by Floyd L. Wallace
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In news:

In the 1970s, Lessing 's work revealed her interest in extrasensory perception and Sufism, a mystical brand of Islam.
Inspired by the real-life works of parapsychologist Joseph Banks Rhine at Duke University between 1927 and 1965, Alexandra Sokoloff's "The Unseen" explores the dark-basement-stored-files of the experiments in extrasensory perception.
A respected psychology journal has agreed to publish a paper presenting what its author describes as strong evidence for extrasensory perception, the ability to sense future events.
One of psychology's most respected journals has agreed to publish a paper presenting what its author describes as strong evidence for extrasensory perception, the ability to sense future events.
I see that Martin Gardner is again using this popular literary journal as a vehicle to attack my scientific research that was reported in my Learning to Use Extrasensory Perception (University of Chicago Press, 1976).
Gordon the Giant Clam with ESP (that's extra-special powers, not extrasensory perception) might as well be San Diego's mascot.
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In science:

Bereft of telepathy and other extrasensory perceptional powers, the processes must rely on message passing in order to achieve it.
Causality, Knowledge and Coordination in Distributed Systems
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